2016 Dodge Challenger: What's New

Vehicle Overview

The 2016 Dodge Challenger sticks to its retro theme that has been relatively successful for the big sports coupe. The rear-wheel-drive Challenger comes with standard V-6 power and offers a choice of V-8 engines including a supercharged V-8 in the SRT Hellcat model that makes 707 horsepower. Competitors include the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro.

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New for 2016
Plum Crazy is a new color. There’s also a new Blacktop Appearance Package for SXT and R/T trims.
Significant Standard Features

  • Keyless access
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Required in every car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Power sunroof
  • Uconnect multimedia system with 8.4-inch touch-screen
  • Navigation system
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Backup camera
  • Forward collision warning
  • Blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert

Challenger SRT
Dodge made headlines in 2015 with the introduction of a new supercharged V-8 engine dubbed Hellcat. The optional engine makes 707 hp and 650 pounds-feet of torque. The SRT’s standard V-8 makes a still-formidable 485 hp and 475 pounds-feet of torque.
What’s Special

  • Upgraded Brembo-brand brakes
  • Six-speed manual transmission or eight-speed automatic
  • Pirelli P Zero Nero tires
  • 20-inch forged aluminum wheels
  • Functional heat extractors and air inlet port on Hellcat-powered cars

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